Risk of hospitalization for cardiovascular disease after use of macrolides and penicillins: a comparative prospective cohort study.


Chlamydia pneumoniae has been associated with cardiovascular diseases, and C. pneumoniae infection is treatable with macrolides. In this comparative cohort study, 634 users of macrolides and 3827 users of penicillins were identified from the Danish Health Service Registry of Prescriptions and followed up for an average of 6 months. The patients were then… (More)


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